Ciudad Vieja, Montevideo

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Located at the tip of a small peninsula protruding out of Montevideo, Ciudad Vieja, the historical center of the city, bustles with activity and houses a fascinating blend of modern and old architecture. The neighborhood also contains the city's port, an excellent open-air market, and several museums. You can find some of the best nightlife in the Uruguayan capital here, as young Montevideans flock to the center to party the night away. Make Ciudad Vieja a part of your Montevideo vacation plans using our Montevideo online tour itinerary maker .
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  • Go to see it. Locate a curious FREE TOUR, at the independence square at 15:00 celestial umbrella.
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  • Very good visit, carried out by a young Professor of history with many knowledge recommended this visit to the old city on foot.
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  • A ride forced to learn the part history of the city, starting from the independence square and then the old town, many proposed gastrnomicas, antiques etc.
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Montevideo's central neighborhoods offer plenty of hostels for budget-minded travelers, as well as a good selection of mid-range hotels for visitors looking for a bit more space and privacy. Luxury rooms are harder to come by, especially if you arrive without a reservation. If you want to indulge your every desire, your best bet is the waterfront area, where you can find four- and five-star hotels offering all the modern amenities you need, including complimentary bicycles and car rental services.
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